A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 230 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (143 miles). Exact location, longitude 138.5982° East, latitude -3.0081° South, depth = 57.6 km. Unique identifier: us7000d3nu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3nu. The temblor was picked up at 12:45:30 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 12:45:30 / January 27, 2021 @ 12:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.6 km (36 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 230 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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